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Disability Rights Florida seeks board members

first_imgDisability Rights Florida seeks board members Disability Rights Florida seeks board members Disability Rights Florida — a federally funded, protection and advocacy system serving individuals with disabilities throughout the state for 40 years — is seeking volunteer attorneys with strong records of personal or professional involvement in developmental disabilities, psychiatric disabilities, or vocational rehabilitation to serve on its governing board. “Attorneys or other professionals with experience in financial management, accounting, organizational leadership and board governance who are committed to our purpose are also encouraged to apply,” according to the independent, not-for-profit organization headquartered in Tallahassee, with offices in Gainesville, Tampa, and Hollywood. Disability Rights Florida is governed by a 15-member board of directors that approves overall policy, goals, and budgets that meets quarterly. Members of the board serve without compensation, but are reimbursed for ordinary and necessary expenses of attending board meetings. Fundraising is not required. For more information, visit www.disabilityrightsflorida.org or email Executive Director Maryellen McDonald at [email protected] February 1, 2017 Regular Newslast_img read more

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DRC confirms new Ebola cluster days after outbreak declared over

first_imgToday the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) said four people in the eastern part of the country tested positive for Ebola virus, 1 week after the country declared an 11-week outbreak in the western region over.The DRC said there was no evidence to suggest the new outbreak was connected to the previous event, which resulted in 54 confirmed illnesses, 33 of them fatal.Mobile lab team dispatched to outbreak siteOly Ilunga, MD, of the DRC’s health ministry, took to Twitter today to announce the cases, which are centered around Beni in the Magina health district. He said a mobile team of 12 will be arriving in Beni tomorrow to set up a laboratory.”We knew a #10 Ebola outbreak was inevitable because of the presence of the virus in the Equitoreal Forest but we did not know it woudl happen so quickly,” a tweet from Ilunga said. The original tweet was in French.”Ebola is a constant threat in the DRC,” said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, World Health Organization (WHO) director-general, in a statement sent to media. “What adds to our confidence in the country’s ability to respond is the transparency they have displayed once again. Working closely with the Ministry of Health and partners, we will fight this one as we did the last.”At least 20 dead reported in conflict zoneAccording to a statement from the ministry of health, of 26 people with hemorrhagic illness signs, 20 people have died in an area 100 kilometers from the border with Uganda.  The province, known as North Kivu, is a conflict zone and is home to 1 million displaced people.”This new cluster is occurring in an environment which is very different from where we were operating in the northwest,” said Peter Salama, MD, WHO deputy director-general of emergency preparedness and response. “This is an active conflict zone. The major barrier will be safely accessing the affected population.”According to an African media report on Monday, the outbreak began in early July, and symptoms included fever, diarrhea, vomiting, and nose bleeds. The DRC said 26 people have reported illnesses.See also:Aug 1 DRC health ministry statementAug 1 WHO press releaseJul 31 CIDRAP News scanOly Ilunga Twitter feedlast_img read more

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Vincent Enyeama Reacts To Sunday Oliseh’s Vituperations

first_imgVincent Enyeama has said he has ‘nothing’ against former Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh despite the row which led to his exit from the Super Eagles.The former Lille of France goalkeeper was stripped of his captain’s armband by Oliseh after he took charge of the Super Eagles in 2015.The captaincy was given to Ahmed Musa at the time but however, generated uproar in the team and forced Enyeama to abruptly end his international career spanning 13 years.“I have nothing against Oliseh. What happened in the past is in the past,” Enyeama told Super Eagles media in a live Instagram chat.RelatedAUDIO: Enyeama Is Ready To Come Back To Super Eagles But… – RohrAugust 31, 2017In “National Team”Sunday Oliseh: My Decision To Strip Enyeama Of Eagles Captaincy Has Been ValidatedApril 15, 2020In “Featured”Getting Ready For Russia! Super Eagles Goalkeeper Is Back In Training (Video)October 17, 2017In “Africa”last_img read more

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“Florentino resign” chants heard again at Bernabeu

first_img Upd. on 06/12/2015 at 13:08 CET 05/12/2015 Sport EN “Florentino, resign”. These were the chants at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday during Real Madrid’s 4-1 win over Getafe. They were heard from the start of the game, and after Getafe scored in the second half. center_img The fans are angry with President Perez for many reasons, but the latest is that Madrid were disqualified from the Copa del Rey for playing Denis Cheryshev, who was suspended, against Cadiz.  Manager Rafa Benitez and Russian winger Cheryshev were whistled when their names were read out before the game on the PA. There was a subdued atmosphere throughout and fans displayed their dismay at recent events.last_img read more

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Barcelona manager Luis Enrique celebrates Sporting’s survival

first_img Barça manager Luis Enrique was quick to post his thoughts on what had happened via his Twitter account.  Luis Enrique has celebrated Sporting Gijon’s survival by posing in their home shirt on social media. CEST Alongside the photo, he wrote: “What a great round of games! Sporting Gijon! Congratulations [Sporting manager] Pitu.”  Therefore, Getafe joined Rayo Vallecano and Levante in Spain’s second division next season.  15/05/2016 Upd. at 22:13 center_img The Barcelona boss took place in his side’s open-top bus tour on Sunday, but he also had one eye on his home town and former club’s survival bid.  Sport EN Sporting stayed up thanks to their 2-0 win over Villarreal due to the fact Real Betis did them a favour by beating Getafe.  He also spent last season’s treble open-top bus tour keeping an eye on Sporting, as they secured promotion to La Liga on the final day of the Segunda season.  It seems they have plenty of luck when one of their most famous fans is celebrating Barcelona’s titles…last_img read more

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Cregmore/Claregalway U16’s Out To Make History

first_imghttps://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/sports.podcast/DERMOTT+COLL+OTL+FRIDAY.mp3print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email Cregmore/Claregalway will hope to make it an historic three from three in WFAI National Cups Finals when their U16 team take on Shelbourne in the Semi-Final at the AUL complex on Sunday at 2pm. Already, their U14 and 18 sides have reached national finals on the 26th of March so the hope is that history will be made as no side has ever had three age groups in WFAI Finals in the same year. Dermot Coll is the team manager and he spoke to John Mulliganlast_img read more

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Edouard expecting tougher test against Leipzig

first_imgCeltic striker, Odsonne Edouard has warned teammates to expect a tougher test when they face RB Leipzig in the UEFA Europa League on Thursday, following their 5-0 drubbing of Hearts.The Scottish champions require a victory over the Leipzig on Thursday evening to maintain genuine hope of progression from Europa League Group B.Edouard scored twice in Saturday’s 5-0 thrashing of Premiership leaders Hearts and believes his side are in a good place to try and salvage their continental ambitions.“I think it will be a totally different game to the match in Germany,” said the French striker, according to Daily Mail.“It is a home match for us so it is going to be totally different.”Mikey Johnston, CelticJohnston is disappointed after being injured Manuel R. Medina – September 11, 2019 Celtic winger Mikey Johnston was disappointed to miss Scotland Under 21 national team’s victories over San Marino and Croatia, and he hopes he can return to play soon.“We want to win every match so that will be the same on Thursday evening against Leipzig. We know that this is a really important game for us, so we want to go into it with the best approach and the best mindset.”“There is a good dynamic about the team at the moment and we are in good form. We are always working harder to get better and trying to improve our standards to get the wins.”Filip Benkovic, James Forrest and Ryan Christie were also on the scoresheet against Hearts as the Bhoys delivered a significant victory on Saturday.“I think we have shown over the past seven years that we are the best team and we want to keep that up for as long as we can,” added the 20-year-old Frenchman, who now has 11 goals for the season.”“For me, I feel good physically right now. The same goes for the whole team, too. I just try to do as well as I can in each match to help the team win.”last_img read more

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Funeral services to be held for San Diegobased Marine killed in helicopter

first_img Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter Funeral services to be held for San Diego-based Marine killed in helicopter crash John Soderman, Posted: April 14, 2018 April 14, 2018center_img 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) — The remains of a 33-year-old Marine killed last week along with three fellow Miramar-based servicemen in a helicopter crash in Imperial County will arrive in San Diego Saturday in preparation for funeral services.Gunnery Sgt. Derik R. Holley of Dayton, Ohio, and his crew mates were taking part in training exercises near El Centro when the CH-53E Super Stallion they were aboard went down for unknown reasons on the afternoon of April 3. The cause of the crash is under investigation.Holley’s body will arrive at San Diego International Airport late this afternoon, then be transported via a military procession to a Mountain View-area mortuary, according to Laura Herzog, executive director of Honoring Our Fallen, a support group for families of military casualties.Also killed in the accident were Lance Cpl. Taylor J. Conrad of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; 1st Lt. Samuel D. Phillips of Pinehurst, North Carolina; and Capt. Samuel A. Schultz of Huntington Valley, Pennsylvania.The personnel, with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 465, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, had flown to the remote desert area from Strategic Expeditionary Landing Field at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms to practice making landings in unimproved terrain, according to USMC officials.Holley enlisted in the Marines in November 2003 and deployed to Iraq twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, to Japan as part of the Unit Deployment Program and with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit.During his service, he received a Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Air Medal-Strike/Flight, and Navy and Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal.A ceremonial memorial service for Holley is scheduled for Tuesday at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Herzog said. Updated: 7:24 PM John Soderman last_img read more

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Easy Solutions for Common EMail Headaches

first_img 7 min read September 23, 2008 Brought to you by PCWorld Growing a business sometimes requires thinking outside the box. Register Now » E-mail is the ultimate killer app. Even technophobes who hate everything digital reluctantly acquire e-mail accounts so that they can stay in touch with family and friends.But e-mail clients (the programs that access e-mail) don’t always behave the way they should. Here I answer three reader questions about making e-mail work better–or just plain work.Have a tech question you’d like answered? Post it to the Answer Line forum.Can I insert an image into my signature? Lyman E. Bertsch, Bossier City, LAA small .gif or .jpg above or beside your name gives you a professional image (a large one, however, just makes people mad). Different e-mail clients make inserting an image easy, difficult, or all but impossible. I’ll give you instructions for the various Microsoft clients, as well as for Google Mail.Outlook 2007 This is the easiest one. Just select Tools, Options, Mail Format, and then click the Signatures button. The resulting dialog box has an editor into which you can easily insert an image by clicking the picture icon and selecting the image you want.Outlook 2003Click the New button to create a new message. In that message, design your signature, inserting the image and typing the text. Once the signature looks right, press Ctrl-A to select it, and then Ctrl -C to copy it to the Clipboard. Close the message window without saving it.Select Tools, Options. Click the Mail Format tab, the Signatures button, and then the New button. Name your signature, select Start with a blank signature, and click Next. In the resulting text box, press Ctrl -V to insert the signature. Save it.Outlook Express, Windows Mail, and Windows Live MailSetting up images in the signatures for these apps can be a real kludge. But hang in there: Once you have a picture set up, it’s easy to use.The first problem: These programs won’t let you include an image in a signature, but they will allow you to include a URL that points to one. This means you must place the image on a Web site, where it will be accessible to your recipients already. If you don’t have a Web site to store it, upload the image to a photo-sharing site such as Flickr or Picasa Web Albums.Next, you have to create the signature as an HTML file. You can do this in your e-mail client.1. In your Web browser, surf to the page displaying your image. If you’re using Firefox, right-click the image and select Copy Image Location. If you’re using Internet Explorer, right-click the image, select Properties, select the URL, and press Ctrl-C.2. Start a new e-mail message. In the text-editing field, select Insert, Picture. Use Ctrl-V to paste your image’s URL into the appropriate field. Close the dialog box.3. Enter whatever text you wish in the signature, and otherwise get the signature looking as you want it.4. When you’re satisfied, click the Source tab at the bottom of the edit window. If you don’t see such a tab, select View, Source Edit to bring it up.5. In your message’s source view, select the text between the bracketed BODY and /BODY tags. (Do not include the tags themselves.) Press Ctrl-C.6. Launch Notepad. Once it’s open, press Ctrl-V to insert the copied HTML code. Save as signature.htm.7. Back in your e-mail client, select Tools, Options, choose the Signatures tab, and then click the New button.8. Under Edit Signature, select File and tell it to use signature.htm. If you use the Open dialog box, make sure to select the HTML Files so that the dialog box will display .htm files instead of .txt ones.GmailNeither Gmail’s editor nor its signature tool supports inserted graphics. Neither does the free Firefox add-in Signature, which I use and recommend as an improved Gmail signature tool (see “How Do I Automate Boilerplate Text in My E-Mail?”).The solution is easy to set up, but a hassle to use. Create the signature as a Google Docs document, with both the image and text. When you want to insert it into e-mail, open the document, copy it, and paste its contents into your message.Editor’s note: A few Greasemonkey scripts are intended to add HTML signatures to Gmail messages. PC World tested several, but none performed reliably enough to warrant a recommendation. We can only hope our little jab will spur the creators of these scripts to make improvements. For more on using Greasemonkey scripts to add new features to your favorite Web sites, see Adam Pash’s “17 Greasemonkey Scripts to Turbocharge Your Browser.”How do I archive e-mail off of my hard drive?Mick Horii, Surrey, British Columbia, CanadaThe following instructions work for Outlook 2003 and 2007, Windows Mail, and Outlook Express 6.0.But first, some language clarification: The word “folder” means one thing in Windows and another in your e-mail client. I use the terms “Windows folder” and “Mail folder” to make that distinction clear.To archive e-mail, insert or attach your archive media– whether it’s an external hard drive, a flash drive, or a DVD–and open it in a Windows Explorer window. Create an Explorer folder on the archive medium called mail archive or whatever you like. Then, simply drag the messages you wish to archive from your mail client to the new Windows folder.When you return to your client, the messages will still be highlighted, so deleting them will be easy. How do you read archived e-mail? Just attach or insert the archive media, open the Archive folder, find the right message, and double-click it.You may have trouble identifying your archived messages by their file names, since Windows Explorer doesn’t give you as much per-message information as your mail client does. If that’s a problem, create a new mail folder with your mail client’s File, Folder, New menu command (or Ctrl-Shift-E). Click the new folder to view its complete lack of e-mail, then return to the archive folder on your removable media, press Ctrl-A to select all of the files, and drag them to the newly created folder in your mail client to see all of your archived files.You have another option for Outlook 2003 and 2007: You can use the program’s Archive feature to create an extra Outlook data file of your archive. Select File, Archive for the self-explanatory dialog box. My thanks to PCW forum member smax013 of the Answer Line forum for pointing this out.How do I clear corrupt mail from my Outlook Express outbox?Acsgtpd, Answer Line forumThere’s no worse place for a corrupted, undeletable message than the outbox. Once such a file lands there, no other messages can get out.Here’s how to fix the problem in Outlook Express.1. Select Tools, Options. Click the Maintenance tab, then the Store Folder button.2. The resulting dialog box displays the path to your messages. To open Windows Explorer to this folder, highlight and copy the contents of the text field and then paste it–between quotation marks–in Windows’ Run box (which you can get to by selecting Start, Run). Press Enter.3. Once the folder is open, close the Store Location and Options dialog boxes, and then close Outlook Express.4. Back in Windows Explorer, rename the file Outbox.dbx. (To be honest, it doesn’t really matter what you rename the file; I’m telling you to rename it simply because that’s safer than deleting it.)5. Reopen Outlook Express. You should now have an empty outbox. Free Webinar | Sept. 9: The Entrepreneur’s Playbook for Going Globallast_img read more